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What type of questions should be asked if I am taking an interview of QA / Testing Lead

I have to take an interview of a QA Lead. Can anybody give me suggestion as to what kind of questions that will be asked apart from regular testing definitions and general questions like how to handle ...
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1answer
45 views

File with full list of all allowed characters in file name, for testing of command line tool

I need an example of a file with full list of all allowed characters in file name, for testing of command line tool. Something like: abc@#$%^&012346789..... Upd For Windows 2000-... With ...
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3answers
141 views

Training a non-QA employee to do QA

I have just started working for a company as a QA Automation Lead, and have been informed that someone will be joining me to start the testing efforts here at this company. I have just found out who ...
4
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1answer
208 views

How to fetch data from Excel to Rational Function Tester (RFT) automation tool?

I'm new to automation testing and also to RFT tool. I tried record and playback by hard-coded values. Now I want to make my scripts dynamic. Hence I use Excel as an external file to fetch data. How ...
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2answers
63 views

Load testing with jmeter

I want to do load testing with 100 users. Please let me know what are the components to use in jmeter. Please suggest me the best way to achieve the best results.
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3answers
94 views

Where to store XPath variables

Where should I store XPath variables - in a class or in an external file? What are the (dis)advantages of these approaches?
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1answer
39 views

Load generating on server using Jmeter

I have a requirement to do load test on an API (which is having response as a json .No UI and etc). What is the best component to use to test with 100 users or more .Which thread group is best to use ...
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0answers
63 views

Integration of selenium and HPQC

What are the options available for integrating Selenium web driver .net framework with HP QC. I know API is available from QC but I am looking for existing frameworks or tools that I can use for same. ...
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5answers
1k views

Automating Restful API — Tools?

I've been automating our restful api's using retrofit and testNG. Basically, I create a POJO-Model... send the request in retrofit and do the assertions on the model. Example: public interface ...
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3answers
137 views

What are my options for generating a Selenium script?

So, I just downloaded the Selenium WebDriver and the ChromeDriver and got a sample working in VS2013. All is good so far, but then I started thinking about how I would write regression tests on an ...
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5answers
97 views

Recommendations for Windows Client software Automation tools?

I have a team of 2 QAs and we just started at a company which have a windows client software application with no documentation and no test cases. What would you recommend as a tool to start building ...
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0answers
122 views

Jenkins and Bugzilla Integration

I have Bugzilla with Testopia instance installed on a CentOS 6.5 system. I want to integrate it with Jenkins which is on my Windows 8 Instance. I am able to remotely login into Bugzilla instance. I ...
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3answers
357 views

Does my CPU and RAM configuration affect my JMeter Performance test results

I am trying to generate 13000 users/threads in 1300 seconds (RAMP up time), it is getting stuck after say executing some 12000 threads and then I have to stop the test which fails the remaining ...
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0answers
54 views

How can I set different parameters for two different calls to Call to Test in HP ALM

I have a test template Fill in account information with params: account_number, email_address. The template is calles in test Legal entity registration twice, and should be called with different ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Setting a Connection time out in Jmeter

I want to know how to set the Timeout in milliseconds for HTTP Samplers that are generated by using recording controller. Is there any way to configure this at one place, so that it will be applied to ...
3
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7answers
306 views

Mobile application testing on emulators or devices

Do we have to test on emulators or a real devices for testing mobile applications?
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0answers
39 views

How can I add Gherkin-based testing to an existing codebase

I am working on converting some hand-written test-scripts to Gherkin-based BDD. My codebase is in Python so I've been looking at behave. However, one challenge I'm facing is defining existing ...
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1answer
126 views

Not able to see Test Run History in TFS

We have started IV&V of a project and the actual Test team of that project is maintaining Test cases over TFS. That team has already created and executed some part of the test cases. My part is to ...
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1answer
44 views

Want to get value from the below code snippet through Web Driver

<script> jQuery(function() {jQuery("#chart").kendoChart({"chartArea":{"background":"#f7f7f7"} "title":{"position":"top"} "legend":{"visible":false} "series":[{"name":"Consumption" ...
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0answers
153 views

Unable to run Jmeter (database test) script using gradle

I am unable to run jmeter JMX file using gradle task 'jmeterRun' which is having test for database checkpoint. I am getting error message "Could not return Connection java.sql.SQLException: No ...
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0answers
86 views

Should I use markdown as a test case format?

For anyone who has experience with using markdown to write test cases would you recommend it for test cases? I am specifically thinking instead of the HPQC step - expected - actual style, or ...
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2answers
383 views

Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Whenever I am trying to use a list element, this error is showing Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement> in appium. Please help! List ...
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0answers
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What can be the scenarios/test cases for an online assessment platform where we can choose test slots according to our convenience

What can be the scenarios/test cases for an online assessment platform where we can choose test slots according to our convenience.I have done the testing of the UI but what can be corner cases which ...
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2answers
167 views

What exactly should be in a page object?

I'm having a bit of a hard time designing my page object. What sort of methods should be in there? Should I put wrapper methods for driver functionalities (e.g driver.findElement(...)) or shall I ...
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1answer
80 views

Verify if popup appears using Selenium

I want to verify if a pop-up appears, so I went to inspect element of the link and I tried to match the ownerID from the element to that of the url that pops-up but the issue that I have is that when ...
3
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1answer
99 views

How should I design a testing framework for a trading system?

I work in finance and my firm would really like me to automate our execution platform's testing suite. Right now the tests communicate directly with the system; they are extremely brittle and tightly ...
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1answer
129 views

How should I intrepret the JMeter result

Below is my result of Load test with JMeter. What my client is asking is, when should we consider up scaling of our system. How can you determine the bottlenecks in the below results. Also for 1000 ...
2
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2answers
1k views

I am about to automate the Web API testing, how to initiate

There is a web API (RESTful) which is used by our mobile applications. Untill now we were manually testing it through mobile devices. Now, as per our client requirement, we need to automate the ...
2
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3answers
67 views

Framework which allows to execute unit test cases when function under test changed accordingly

Project (written on pure C language) under test has a lot of files with source code and a lot of unit test cases (more than million files and tests). And we don't want to execute all unit test cases ...
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1answer
102 views

How to set up stages within test plan to use the same build_dir on Atlassian Bamboo?

I have a few libraries that needs to be tested under multiple versions of python. I have defined each library as a plan. For each plan I have two stages: Setup (Source Code Checkout + "make ...
2
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1answer
266 views

Running jmeter threads in sequential mode

I have a test plan with 100 users and I would want to loop through them once for sake of debugging, hence one user once and second user and so on. I know I can use Once only controller to limit one ...
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0answers
91 views

Is there a way to find Element by xpath-Javascript?

Starting automation at my job and currently the way I've been doing it by xpath and button description. There are only classes, no id's, and right now dev is re-doing the UI. Therefore, css selectors ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How to check latency time in Jmeter?

What settings do I need to use so I can check latency time in Jmeter?
0
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0answers
76 views

How to organize tests and PageObject classes with FluentAutomation and MSTest (Cannot resolve symbol “I” error)

I am trying to run the example in the documentation here. I am using Visual Studio with MSTest, so I modified the code a little bit and it looks like this now: using System; using ...
2
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1answer
50 views

Should assertions/expectations be solely in spec or test file?

I'm in the process of creating a unit test and I'm trying to optimize it by creating a helper file to replace some repeated code. In doing so some of my expects will end up in this helper file, as it ...
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0answers
41 views

How to create a workload model?

I am senior in college and I just got hired in QA. My first task is to create a workload model. However I am not sure what to do. I was hoping if anyone can point me to a good example. I have to ...
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2answers
238 views

How should I present my report or result of the performance test to my client

We have a WCF Restful web service which communicates with thousands of hardware endpoints. These end points communicate on daily basis with the service within a time span of 5 hours. There are about ...
4
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6answers
1k views

How can I test Web service without any automation tool and only using manual

I am manual tester and my responsibility is web, mobile application testing in which I need to test a web service but I have not using any automation tools yet. Please suggest me a manual way for to ...
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1answer
1k views

How to pass test configuration parameters to 'Call to Test' in HP ALM

When you create test steps with parameters in test instance you can set up several test configurations (to run the same test with different set of parameters). Test instance with params (and sets ...
0
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2answers
284 views

Running the JMeter script for 3000 threads, but script is getting stuck at 2700 threads

Threads - 3000 Ramp up time -60 secs 300 failed threads.. Only 1 HTTP Request sample is there in the script In response of successful threads a hexadecimal is returned ...
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3answers
1k views

How can I get the value of the tooltip

After any changes made to the web service in our project we test the Web Service by providing data to the web services and then check if accurate data has come to the application by checking the graph ...
2
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3answers
107 views

Suggest any open source projects to improve my manual testing skills

I'm a software test engineer and want to improve my manual testing skills so that I can utilize them in my organization. Please suggest any good exercises specially for manual testing.
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6answers
131 views

How do you simulate years of real world conditions in a testing framework?

If I am writing a piece of software that needs to be highly reliable for years at a time how can I simulate years of test data in a shorter time frame? Say hours instead of years. I know the problem ...
6
votes
2answers
174 views

How to avoid flakey E2E selenium tests?

I'm under the impression that most of the E2E selenium tests are flakey. A major reason seems to be timing issues. Another one is that they often test against servers that are not controlled by the ...
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2answers
59 views

Existence of an element

I have seen a couple of ways to test if an element exists. One way: private boolean existsElement(String id) { try { driver.findElement(By.id(id)); } catch (NoSuchElementException e) ...
0
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2answers
62 views

How much Ramp up time should I set

Here is the Scenario: I am testing a Restful web service. I am simulating JMeter as an endpoint. In actual there are 13000 End points that communicate with the Web services. I am simulating same ...
0
votes
0answers
676 views

Stale Element Reference Exception:Element is not attached to the page document

I am getting stale element reference exception while running a loop. WebElement ControlTypeOp=driver.findElement(By.xpath("//select[@name='ctl00$ContentPlaceHolder1$ddlControl']")); Select ...
2
votes
1answer
84 views

Software to capture and read text using camera

I am working in a External HDD manufacturing company. We have product label on each External indicating the serial number, Part Number and Name of the product. We are manufacturing different models so ...
2
votes
1answer
141 views

Difference between Smoke Testing and Sanity Testing [duplicate]

I am new to "Manual Testing". Just wanted to know the difference between Smoke Testing and Sanity Testing with software examples for better understanding.
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2answers
61 views

Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web-app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web-app? When ...

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